Technology Checkout Desk

Using this service

Current status: 
Key points: 
  • Located on Lower Level of the library
  • Hours are listed on Tech Checkout Desk tab of hours calendar
Available to: 
  • Students
  • Faculty & Staff

Call the Tech Checkout Desk at 828-262-2735 or email us using the "Library Technology Questions" category.

For general inquiries or comments on Tech Checkout Desk operations contact Michael O'Hara (

About this service

The Technology Checkout Desk is a service desk that allows patrons to check out digital equipment and accessories for personal use. It is located on the Lower Level of the Belk Library and Information Commons, next to the main stairwell and adjacent to the Digital Media Studio. Refer to the floor plan for a detailed map of the Lower Level, as well as the Technology Checkout Desk calendar (click on “Technology Checkout Desk” tab) for our updated hours.

Check-out Policies and Procedures:

  • No reserves: We do not reserve equipment.
  • Returns: Equipment must be returned to the Technology Checkout Desk during open hours.
  • Renewals: No online or over the phone renewals. Equipment must be returned to the desk for renewal.
  • Responsibility: You are responsible for lost or damaged equipment and peripherals. Overdue fines apply for all equipment returned late ($5 a day for daily equipment and $2 an hour for hourly).

Examples of equipment provided at the Technology Checkout Desk include:


Suggest equipment for purchase

Interested in suggesting equipment for the Technology Checkout Desk to circulate?  Please do so using the Technology Checkout Desk Equipment Request form and we will take it under consideration.